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Dunbar House fireplace photograph
Description: Portrait of Paul Laurence Dunbar hanging above the fireplace in the Dunbar House, ca. 1938. This home, at 219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street in Dayton, Ohio, was the final home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. After Dunbar's death in 1906 his mother, Matilda Dunbar, continued to live in the house until her death in 1934. In 1936 the Dunbar House became the first state memorial to honor an African American. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03329
Subjects: Authors, American--Ohio; Multicultural Ohio--African American Ohioans; Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906--Homes and haunts--Ohio
Places: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)